10 Awesome Free Grunge Fonts

This is the final post in my awesome font series. I definitely made a conscience decision to save my favorite genre for last. I think most designers would agree that the grunge style has a unique appeal because of the freedom it allows. These 10 free fonts are perfect for distressing your designs.

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10 Free High Resolution Red Rock Textures

In this special guest post, we wanted to bring some of that love of the red rocks to Andrew’s blog, and we feel we have been able to achieve that with this 10 pack of textures. So here is a MyInkBlog and Arbenting freebie for commercial and personal use alike, consisting of ten high resolution images for download and use throughout the design community.

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10 Awesome Free Handwritten Fonts

It’s no secret in the MyInkBlog community that hand drawn websites are a growing trend, and one that I rather enjoy. This post will showcase ten such free handwritten style fonts that are sure to add a touch of personality to you next design.

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Create a Dark Abyss with an Emerging Blue Light

This tutorial will teach you various techniques that photoshop has to offer, from using keyboard shortcuts to filters. By the end you will have created a cool lighting effect that appears from a dark abyss.

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A Showcase of Popular Web Design Trends

I was wanting to put together a showcase that featured some design trends, and began to wonder which ones I felt would have longevity. I poured through the different rising and pervading trends, struggling to don my prognosticating perspective and choose a few that I just knew would be sticking around.

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MyInkBlog Turns One + A New Addition!

On May 9, 2009, my wife and I celebrated the birth of our first child! He decided to come see us a full month early, and was less than an hour away from being my wife’s greatest Mother’s Day gift she’ll ever receive!

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10 Awesome Free Script Fonts

I really enjoy the look of script fonts when they are used properly in design, especially in headers and logos. In this post, (part 3 of my series on awesome free fonts), I’ll showcase my ten favorites. In no particular order, they are…

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A Review of ProofHQ

I believe getting an honest proof approval is one of the most intricate parts of the design process. It’s your first opportunity to collaborate and fully understand the client’s needs. It’s why I’ve written posts about how to use layer comps and reviewed RedMark.

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Create a Dark and Grungy Poster in Photoshop

Today we’re going to be creating the dark and grungy poster you see below. You will also find links to the stock images we will be using in this tutorial. This tutorial focuses heavily on blending images together to achieve a desired effect.

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MyInkTrail, Best of the Design Community, April 2009

You may have noticed some minor changes here on MyInkBlog. I’ve been doing some small spring cleaning and have more to come, so stay tuned for that. The design community has shelled out some more great content recently. Check out some of the stuff that came through my feed reader this month that caught my eye.

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Traps To Avoid When Designing An Online Photo Portfolio

Creating an online photo portfolio can be a very tedious and laborious task. The personal showcase of your art works is the main indicator of your skills and abilities and makes a major impression on your site’s viewers. The importance of the issue may seem frightening, but there are certain principles that will help you create a really impressive and successful photo portfolio.

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10 Awesome Free Serif Fonts

This is the second part of a five part series featuring my favorite free fonts for design. This compilation will focus on ten very useful serif fonts. These fonts are perfect for print copy and large headings. Check them out!

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